Definition of correlational in English:


Pronunciation /-SHənl/


See correlation

‘But as he has noted, correlational studies say little about cause and effect.’
  • ‘Of course, the correlational data are also consistent with the explanation that friends who hold negative feelings are more likely to avoid conflict and less likely to collaborate and compromise.’
  • ‘A descriptive correlational study on a convenience sample of 49 RNs examines the relationship between personal values and work satisfaction.’
  • ‘Although the correlational nature of our data does not allow us to test such a hypothesis, it poses an interesting inquiry for future empirical research that utilizes this measure.’
  • ‘Most mass media evaluations rely on correlational data that show that people who changed were the ones who had seen, heard and remembered key messages and were open to alternative explanations.’